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Apr. 05 2017

05/13/17 – Der Rosenkavalier – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera Der Rosenkavalier Composed by Richard Strauss Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal sung in German ESTIMATED RUN TIME 4 HRS 12 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen, the […]

Apr. 05 2017

05/06/17 – Cyrano de Bergerac – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Cyrano de Bergerac Composed by Franco Alfano Libretto by Henri Caïn sung in French ESTIMATED RUN TIME 2 HRS 53 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera The comedy/tragedy of Cyrano de Bergerac and his beloved Roxane, a love story for the ages, comes alive in this rediscovered operatic gem. The title role […]

Apr. 05 2017

04/29/17 – Der Fliegende Hollander – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera Der Fliegende Holländer Composed by Richard Wagner Libretto by Richard Wagner sung in German ESTIMATED RUN TIME 2 HRS 21 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera  New Met star Michael Volle sings the title role of the ghostly sailor damned to wander the seas in search of the love that will set him […]

Mar. 12 2017

04/22/17 – Eugene Onegin – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Eugene Onegin Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Libretto by Konstantin Shilovsky sung in Russian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 38 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera    Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko as Tatiana and Mariusz […]

Mar. 12 2017

04/15/17 – Aida – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Aida Composed by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 45 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera The Met’s monumental staging is a dazzling backdrop for the star-crossed love story set amid the clash of ancient empires. Three commanding sopranos—Liudmyla Monastyrska, Latonia Moore, and Krassimira […]

Mar. 12 2017

04/08/17 – Tristan und Isolde – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Tristan und Isolde Composed by Richard Wagner Libretto by the composer sung in German ESTIMATED RUN TIME 4 HRS 47 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Tristan und Isolde opens the Met season in a new production by Mariusz Treliński (the director responsible for the 2014–15 season’s double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s […]

Mar. 12 2017

04-01-17 – Fidelio – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Fidelio Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven Libretto by Joseph Sonnleithner sung in German ESTIMATED RUN TIME 2 HRS 33 MINS front page photo credit: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Beethoven’s only opera—an ode to freedom, justice, and the human spirit—returns to the Met with a fine cast. Adrianne Pieczonka is Leonore, who, disguised as Fidelio, courageously […]

Mar. 12 2017

03/25/17 – Idomeneo – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Idomeneo Composed by  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Giambattista Varesco sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 58 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera “Here is the Met at its best. … [James] Levine conducts, drawing a refined and affecting performance from the great Met orchestra and chorus and an impressive cast” (New […]

Feb. 12 2017

03/18/17 – Guillaume Tell – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera Guillaume Tell Composed by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Étienne de Jouy and Hippolyte Bis sung in French ESTIMATED RUN TIME 4 HRS 34 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Rossini’s epic telling of the William Tell fable returns to the Met stage after an absence of more than 80 years, in a […]

Feb. 12 2017

03/11/17 – La Traviata – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera La Traviata Composed by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 2 HRS 33 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed on the Met stage in 2015, opposite […]

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